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Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present, 1st Edition

  • Tatiana Karabchuk
  • Kazuhiro Kumo
  • Ekaterina Selezneva
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137518502
  • ISBN-13: 9781137518507
  • DDC: 304.60947
  • 334 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book examines the demographic development of Russia from the late Russian Empire to the contemporary Russian Federation, and includes discussions of marriage patterns, fertility, mortality, and inter-regional migration. In this pioneering study, the authors present the first English-language overview of demographic data collection in Russia. Chapters in the book offer a systematic overview of the legislation regulating fertility and the family sphere, a study of the factors determining first and higher order births, and an examination of population distribution across Russian regions. The book also combines research tools from the social sciences with a medical approach to provide a study of mortality rates. By bringing together approaches from several disciplines – demography, economics, and sociology – the authors of this book provide a comprehensive and detailed assessment of the historical roots of Russia's demographic development. The title provides a comprehensive and detailed assessment of demographic development in Russia; examines marriage patterns, fertility, mortality, and inter-regional migration; and draws on previous studies and newly-available data to examine the factors effecting Russian demographic trends.